Australia Skill select round witnesses decrease in required points for General Skilled Immigration

Australia Skill select round held on August 23rd witnessed a decrease in required points for General Skilled Immigration giving big relief for many applicants.

Non-Pro Rata occupations – Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa

In the latest round, the minimum scores for an invitation for Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa reduced to 65 points from 70 points for non-pro-rata occupations. The waiting time is 30 weeks but it is expected to be reduced for the upcoming rounds.

Auditors and Accountants

The minimum scores in this Australia Skill select round for Auditors and Accountants remained at 75 points. As the waiting times have not reduced the scores may remain the same for next few rounds, as quoted by the ACACIA AU.

IT workers

For Business and Systems Analysts ICT the minimum score remained at 70. However, for the Computer Network Professionals and Software and Applications Programmers, it reduced to 65 points in the latest round.

Engineering professionals

As most of the specializations in Engineering do not belong to the pro rata category, the minimum score remained at 65 in the latest Australia Skill select round. Production, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineers decreased to 65 points. In the following rounds for an invitation, the Electronics Engineers points are also expected to decrease to 65 points looking at their waiting times.

Other Engineering specializations are also likely to witness a drop in points to 65 from 70 within a couple of next few rounds.

Subclass 489 Skilled Regional Provisional Family Sponsored Visa

Minimum score points for the Subclass 489 Skilled Regional Provisional Family Sponsored Visa have remained 60 for the whole immigration program year.

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